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Lana Nassen

Contributing Faculty

College of Psychology and Community Services

School of Psychology

Degree Program B.S. Psychology

Dr. Nassen has a master’s degree in counseling and a PhD in educational psychology. She has been teaching college since 1996 and has been a therapist since 1999. In practice, most of Dr. Nassen’s experience is with young people and families, and she is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for Walden since 2010.

Courses Taught

PSY 2003 - Human Development: Adulthood

PSY 1003 - Psych as a Social Science

PSY 2001 - Cross Cultural Psychology

PSY 2004 - Motivation and Emotion

PSY 2005 - Social Influences on Behavior

PSY 2008 - Learning

PSY 2009 - Theories of Personality

PSY 2010 - Intro to Human Services

PSY 3004 - Psychological Disorders

PSY 3006 - Psychology of Gender

PSY` 3010 - Crisis and Intervention

DPSY 8227 - Language and Cognitive Development


PhD, University of Northern Colorado

MA, University of Akron

BS, Southern Illinois University

BA, Southern Illinois University

Awards / Honors

Outstanding Service to Students with Disabilities, University of Northern Colorado, 2003

Outstanding Master's Student, University of Akron, 1999


Nassen, L. M. (2008). An Internal Consistency Reliability Generalization of the Child Behavior Checklist.